Healthcare’s return to “normal” after COVID-19: Is it possible?
As providers determine how to get patients to return to facilities for routine disease management and preventive screenings, opportunities are ripe for the application of analytics to triage at the right time to the right setting. Data related to COVID-19 will continue to flow rapidly, but there are possibly more questions than answers now about a return to “normal.”Read More
More Megatrends: Price Transparency, Telehealth, Individualized Medicine
By Scott Hampel, president of MedeAnalytics Now that we’ve dealt with Megatrends one through three, we’re approaching the next set. In this group we’re exploring price transparency (and its likely difficult implementation), the increasing use of telehealth thanks to internet-connected devices and precision medicine, made easier thanks to technology. Yet again it is data and…Read More
Why Unconventional Businesses Will Find Success in Healthcare: It’s the Data
It seems everyone is moving into healthcare. It’s a rapidly growing industry, historically dominated by large, well-embedded companies and organizations, and “pure tech” companies have had difficulty breaking in. That, however, is changing.Read More
How social media and fitness tracker data can revolutionize healthcare
For a healthcare data scientist, having lots of data is great. But according to Dr. David Mould in his recent IBM Magazine article, strong predictor variables are even more valuable than having a vast data warehouse. Dr. Mould explores the specifics on how new data sources such as fitness monitors trackers and social media can […]Read More